Willie Carter Jr., 86, entered the arms of the Lord surrounded by his family. He was born July 29, 1924.

He is survived by his wife, Elmerine Carter; daughter, Altarita Carter; son, Willie Carter III; three grandchildren, T.J. Carter (Holly) , Davona Donaldson (Cris) and Cameron Carter; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Smith; brother, Charles Moore (Francis) and many other friends and family.

A viewing will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. on Sunday March 20, 2011, followed by a wake service from 6-7 in the Edgar Thomas Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2011, at Greater Grove Temple COGIC. Interment will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Monday, March 21.

Services under the direction of Community Funeral Home and Florist.Sign the on-line guest book at www.jacksoncommunityfuneralhome.com